Topic: Music Review

St. Vincent’s fifth album combines anxiety, chaos

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St. Vincent’s fifth album combines anxiety, chaos

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Annie Clark is making a statement.

‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

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‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

April 18, 2017 0 comments

Father John Misty takes a great deal from the gospel of David Foster Wallace on his latest record “Pure Comedy.”

Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

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Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

April 5, 2017 0 comments

Listening to “Triplicate,” Bob Dylan’s latest album released Mar. 3, it’s hard to imagine the Dylan who played at Brown in 1964.

Drake’s genre-hopping dooms ‘More Life’

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Drake’s genre-hopping dooms ‘More Life’

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Drake may very well be the most difficult-to-pin-down personality in popular music — a far cry from his once glaring predictability.

‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

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‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

March 7, 2017 0 comments

LP “Life Will See You Now” embodies the dark, emotionally fraught dimension of Jen Lekman’s persona.

Pennsylvania punk band grapples with adulthood on new LP

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Pennsylvania punk band grapples with adulthood on new LP

February 7, 2017 0 comments

“After The Party,” The Menzingers’ fifth studio album, the hangover has at least partially lifted.

The xx demonstrates bold artistic development with new LP ‘I See You’

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The xx demonstrates bold artistic development with new LP ‘I See You’

January 25, 2017 0 comments

Since the rise of band member Jamie xx’s solo career, nothing has been the same for London-based indie pop band the xx.

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Childish Gambino departs from roots, explores funk, soul in new LP

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Enveloping listeners in soulful, bluesy funk and eerie, ethereal vocals, Childish Gambino plunges into the mellifluous world of psychedelia in his third LP.

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‘Starboy’ struggles with The Weeknd’s relationships, fame

November 30, 2016 0 comments

Every artist draws inspiration from similar recurring themes that persist throughout the trajectory of their music careers.

Australian electronic-pop band Empire of the Sun released its newest LP, which explores the evolution of relationships and the natural world.

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Ethereal pop duo explores relationships in new LP

November 2, 2016 0 comments

Dreamy electrotronic group Empire of the Sun evokes sentimental recollections of summer love and the natural world in “Two Vines,” released Oct. 28.